- Name: Chubby Checker
- Born: 10/03/1941 (79 years old)
- Occupation: Singer, dancer
- Website: chubbychecker.com
Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American rock ‘n roll singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularizing many dance styles including the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard & The Midnighters’ R&B hit “The Twist” and the Pony with hit “Pony Time”. In September 2008, “The Twist” topped Billboards list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1958, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list. He also popularized the “Limbo Rock” and its trademark limbo dance, as well as various dance styles such as The Fly.
Birth Name: Ernest Evans
Alias: Ernest Evans
Genre: Rock and roll, rhythm and blues
Birth Place: Spring Gully, South Carolina, U.S.
Chubby Checker quotes :
What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the '60s. It's just an amazing thing. I can't explain it, but I hope it never stops.Chubby Checker